Nathaniel Morton Elementary School

6 Lincoln Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Nathaniel Morton Elementary School serves 547 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Nathaniel Morton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Nathaniel Morton Elementary School's student population of 547 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Nathaniel Morton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Nathaniel Morton Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1069 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
88%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlymouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nathaniel Morton Elementary School is Plymouth North High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Plymouth Commun Intermediate (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cold Spring (1.1 miles away)
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